Prisoner Services Assistant

HMP Barlinnie
£18,245 - £20,004
Closing date
30/01/2020, 23:55
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
You will provide an effective and efficient tuck shop style service to the prisoner population.   This will involve working within a warehouse environment preparing prisoner orders, delivering them to residential areas of the prison in all weather conditions and with direct contact with prisoners. Strict timescales are essential to this service as well as adherence to the requirements of SPS Finance Policies, including the accurate recording of all stock movements.   You will also provide an effective and efficient record of all Prisoners transactions within the PPC/Prisoner Pin Phones/Prisoner Wages function within the department. There may be a requirement to work in various other administration departments.
You will contribute to the delivery of an effective and efficient service in accordance with agreed timescales.
You will assist in the provision of assurance to management that all processes and systems are completed in accordance with the appropriate Operational Delivery Systems.
You will assist in the maintenance and management of the effective and efficient stock management system that ensures prisoner requests are met   whilst meeting the requirements of Finance and Audit.
When required, you will provide cover for the Prisoner Services Supervisor.
Assist in the PPC/Prisoner Pin Phones/Prisoner Wages function within the department.
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements
ESSENTIAL - Minimum of 2 National 5 (or equivalent) qualifications including English and Mathematics or relevant experience gained in a similar role and/or environment
DESIRABLE - A full UK Driving licence.
Experience Requirements
DESIRABLE - Sound knowledge and experience of Stock Control.
ESSENTIAL - Competent and experienced in the use ICT tools, including Microsoft Office.
ESSENTIAL - A willingness to obtain or be in possession of appropriate forklift and other relative equipment training.
Knowledge Skills Requirements
ESSENTIAL - Ability to prioritise workload to meet strict timescales and the operational requirements of the Establishment.
ESSENTIAL - Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work individually and as part of a team.
ESSENTIAL - Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail.
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